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Hendri Herbest: My Life is a Message

23 year old Paralympian swimmer Hendri Herbest was born prematurely, three weeks ahead of his due date. His mother told him that the first time she looked into blue eyes she sensed something was wrong. His father, then a general practitioner in a small town in Limpopo, South Africa, ran a series of tests and upon realising that there really was something wrong with Hendri’s eyes, his parents went searching for answers.



Erivo. Photo: Amii-Rose Steward/Flickr

Movie star to watch: Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo, a British actor born to Nigerian parents has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her portrayal of Celie in ‘The Colour Purple’. Erivo has her eyes on Hollywood, having recently signed with a premier talent agency in the U.S.